Stephanie Meyer's The Host

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In the Sci-Fi thriller The Host, by Stephanie Meyer, Earth has been taken over by an alien species. The access was slow and undetected until it was too late. Now these aliens or parasites, known as Souls, live inside human bodies, which act as hosts for the invading parasites. Usually when a Soul is placed in a new host it is able to take full control of the body, pushing aside any trace of the human’s notice that once lived inside. The book begins with a Soul named Wanderer who is inserted into its new host. It seems the human who once inhabited this body refuses to give in and die. Melanie Stryder, the host, wants no part of Wanderer and is doing everything she can to fight back. Even though Wanderer controls the body, nothing she does is
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